Clear Braces – Nearly Invisible Teeth Straightening for Knoxville Adults

Clear Braces - Nearly Invisible Teeth Straightening for Knoxville Adults

If you want to get straight teeth or correct a bite problem, you have more orthodontic options in Knoxville than ever before. The current menu of orthodontic treatments requires a whole new glossary. Here are some of the common orthodontia terms heard around West Knoxville and Knoxville. Lingual Braces and Invisible Braces These are sometimes…

Ready To Smile Again?

Are You Ready to Smile Again, Knoxville?

Are you one of those people who cover their mouth when they laugh? Do you keep your mouth closed when someone takes a picture of you? Have you been hiding unsightly teeth for years? It’s time to take care of those tooth problems and get a new lease on life. Jim Erpenbach DDS at Jim…

Smile Makeovers At Jim Erpenbach DDS

Knoxville Smile Makeovers at Jim Erpenbach DDS

Many dental patients have experienced a boost in self-confidence by undergoing restorative or cosmetic dentistry at Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville. I’m Doctor Jim Erpenbach. Nothing gives me more satisfaction than helping men and women dramatically improve their smile and overall self-esteem with the latest tooth restoration procedures to correct dental problems and imperfections. I…

The Challenge Of Oral Hygiene For Orthodontic Patients

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Hello, I’m Jim Erpenbach of Jim Erpenbach DDS. Today’s post is for orthodontic patients. There is no doubt about it – it is harder to keep your teeth clean if you wear braces. It’s unfortunate (and ironic) when brace wearers develop tooth decay and weaken their teeth while simultaneously trying to improve their smile with…

Why Sports Drinks Put Teeth At Risk

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Many health-conscious individuals in the Knoxville area exercise regularly, and many turn to sports drinks for hydration. While it’s true that they help maintain electrolyte levels in the body (and pose fewer health risks than energy drinks), their acidity can erode tooth enamel. And when tooth enamel erodes, those beautiful white teeth are more susceptible…

What Does A Beautiful Smile Say About You?

What a Beautiful Tennessee Smile Says About You

It’s not just about looks. According to a recent study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), a healthy and attractive smile makes you appear more intelligent, successful, friendly and interesting. (See http://www.aacd.com for complete survey results.) Our smile makeover patients who have undergone restorative and cosmetic dentistry at Jim Erpenbach DDS in Knoxville…

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Baby

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Today’s post is for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Carrying a precious infant can not only consume your time, but your attention as well. However, don’t forget your needs and your health during these important months. It’s critical to understand that the multitude of changes your body experiences during pregnancy also…

Knoxville Dental News: Poor Oral Health And Heart Disease

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Attention dental patients: brushing twice daily may help decrease your risk of heart disease. Scientists, dentists, and cardiologists have known for many years that there is a link between inflammation in the mouth (gum disease) and heart problems, However, a recent study analyzed oral health habits and heart disease risk. Science Daily reported on the…

Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

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Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. Here in Knoxville, Tennessee, we have a lot of fun ways to refer to our teeth. And while you can switch up what you call them, you should never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Making time in your busy day to brush and floss is a habit…

Total Tooth Restoration

Total Tooth Restoration

Your face is always on display for others to see. You can’t hide it behind long sleeves, baggy jeans, or a hat. Many lucky Knoxville residents who have received smile makeovers at Jim Erpenbach DDS believe their dazzling new smile brightens their whole face. A beautiful smile is essential to a polished appearance. Cosmetic dentistry…